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New England Village in Autumn
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Moon over Juneau, Alaska
How to Move a Dead Whale?
Oops I floundered
Fog cover over Edenton Bay
Street Sports
The Elusive Great Hammerhead Shark
The dead whale
Loch and Hill
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Cloud cover at Roanoke River Lighthouse in North Carolina.
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How to Move a Dead Whale?

It was necessary for the dead sperm whale to be moved. A large rotting carcass on a popular beach is not a good thing. These guys roped the tail and a larger tug then towed the dead whale elsewhere for post-mortem and disposal.

TAGS: Boat, Scotland, United Kingdom, Whale

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Bathgate, United Kingdom
Member since 2014
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© Jason Gilchrist.
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Image Source: digital
Date Taken: 01.2014
Total Views: 29
Filed Under: Natural World
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Date Uploaded: Nov. 27, 2014, 7:56 p.m.
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Camera Model: Canon EOS 5D Mark II
Focal Length: 200mm
Shutter Speed: 1/640
Aperture: f16
ISO: ISO800
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